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With Brits living longer and the rules of retirement constantly changing, you could be forgiven for feeling overwhelmed. Look here for all of the news and insight you need to plan your future, whether you’re retiring now or looking forward to freedom. If you're on the cusp of retirement check out our 'Retiring Now' section. Our 'Retirement Planning' section is a useful tool in the run-up to retirement.

Retirement planning

Pension firms to be banned from applying exit charges

Early exit charges for people wishing to take advantage of pension freedoms will...

Number of intestate cases doubles: Five tips to help you write a will

The number of people dying intestate – without a valid will – more than doub...

BOE economist 'can't make sense of pensions': Five key points everyone should know

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Queen’s Speech 2016: More protection for pension savers

The Queen delivered her annual speech today, setting out the government’s prio...

VIDEO: What's behind the pension savings 'gender gap'?

A new study suggests women are far less likely than men to review their pension ...

Government launches new pension tracing site

The government has launched a website to help people track down their lost pensi...

Retiring now

FCA: Over 55s at heightened risk of investment scams

Worrying numbers of pensioners are leaving themselves open to fraud by turning t...

Pension firms 'should copy banks' 7 day account switch guarantee'

Transferring your pension from one provider to another should be done within sev...

Nearly 1m over-75s live in poverty, says charity

Nearly a million older pensioners live in poverty, according to a report by the ...

Secondary annuity market: 10 things to consider before you sell

From next year, pensioners who previously bought an annuity will be able to sell...

Five ways to avoid costly pension tax mistakes

It’s been over a year since the introduction of pension freedoms but with grea...

One in seven people retiring this year have no pension

One in seven people retiring this year have no pension and will be either totall...

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